And thus bodhisattvas are likened to peacocks: They live on delusions those poisonous plants. Transforming them into the essence of practice, they thrive in the jungle of everyday life. Whatever is presented they always accept, while destroying the poison of clinging desire
The study of this classic text in the lojong (mind training) genre, seeks to elucidate the means to develop and enhance the Mahayana attitude. With this attitude, one aspires to become a Buddha for the sake of all beings and places a particular emphasis in transforming adverse conditions to that end.
Buddhism, Buddhist Mind Training, Tibetan Buddhism, Philosophy, Mahayana, Bodhicitta, Transforming the Mind, Geshe Dakpa
The lectures are given in Tibetan and translated into English. Please note that the translations have not been checked.